Far Horizons Australian Bush Tours

Multiple Locations

Whether it's enjoying a picnic lunch at the base of a magnificent waterfall, an exhilarating four wheel drive journey through a spectacular gorge, a guided walk through world-heritage rainforest, a delicious barbecue lunch in the Australian bush, seeing a koala in the wild for the first time, hand-feeding the beautiful native birdlife, discovering awe-inspiring mountain vistas or sitting back with a cold drink at a historic Australian country hotel, Far Horizons Australian Bush Tours brings to life some of the most beautiful and lesser-known parts of South East Queensland’s National Parks and magnificent wilderness regions.

Far Horizons' range of day tours departing Brisbane are tailored to suit small, personalised groups of up to four guests in their luxury Toyota four wheel drive vehicle.

Daryl, their owner/guide, has travelled these areas for almost 40 years and has created the perfect scenic experience in one of the world’s most iconic environments. The flora and fauna displayed throughout each tour is as stunning as the Australian landscape, with parrots, birds of prey, extraordinary trees, lakes, mysterious pools and awe inspiring panoramic views. Far Horizons simply offers an unforgettable touring experience!

Activities

  • Off Road Driving

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Our Tours

Lake Moogerah/Condamine Gorge/Queen Mary Falls (A Spectacular Four Wheel Drive Adventure)

Travelling west of Brisbane to the picturesque Lake Moogerah, enjoy home-made morning tea before exploring typical Australian countryside where kangaroos can be seen in the wild. A spectacular climb high into the mountains then follows, ready to begin a four wheel drive adventure through the breath-taking Condamine Gorge.

Crossing the headwaters of the Condamine River 14 times, there is ample opportunity for photos of this amazing location. After a delicious barbecue lunch in the bush, discover the area’s waterfalls including Daggs Falls and the majestic Queen Mary Falls in the world-heritage listed Main Range National Park.

Enjoy a fully guided walk to discover the falls and the natural beauty of this region. Descending the range once again, a cold drink (own expense) at an historic country hotel is the perfect way to end this unforgettable day of discovery before returning to Brisbane.

Land of the Waterfalls (Springbrook National Park)

This wonderful tour introduces you to one of South-East Queensland's most breath-taking areas, the world-heritage listed Springbrook National Park.

Visiting the beautiful Purling Brook Falls where you'll enjoy a home-made morning tea in the rainforest, a short guided walk follows to view these spectacular falls. Continuing higher into the mountains, a fully guided walk through the magnificent “Canyon” is a tour highlight!

Suitable for all ages (with medium fitness levels), this walk takes you deep into the lush rainforest, behind cascading waterfalls and along the rim of the “Canyon”. This very special experience also includes a delicious picnic lunch at the base of the cascading Twin Falls, a memory that will last a lifetime!

More exploring of the Springbrook National Park continues following the walk before completing this very special experience with wine and cheese in a picturesque bushland setting before returning to Brisbane.

Discovering the Sunshine Coast's Hidden Secrets

Discover some of the most spectacular hidden secrets behind Queensland’s famous Sunshine Coast on this very special day tour of discovery. After enjoying home-made morning tea at picturesque Lake Wappa, explore the pristine forests of the spectacular Mapleton National Park including a guided walk to discover ancient forest giants as part of a wonderful four wheel drive journey through the mountains.

After a stop at the superb Mapleton Falls National Park, admire the rugged Obi Obi Gorge and the lush dairy farming country of the Obi Obi Valley before visiting the historic Kenilworth cheese factory where a great range of locally made cheeses and other products can be purchased (own expense).

A delicious barbecue lunch in a beautiful bushland setting follows before our journey continues through the stunning Mary Valley, completing this special day with wine and cheese overlooking the famous Glass House Mountains.

Spicers Gap/Governors Chair/World-Heritage Rainforest (In the Path of our Pioneers)

This unforgettable day tour departing Brisbane brings to life the magnificent mountain country and Australian history of the world-famous Great Dividing Range. After home-made morning tea in a beautiful bushland setting, follow in the path of our early Australian pioneers, traversing the historic Spicers Gap road high into the mountains. Discover the early history and true beauty of this spectacular area including a guided walk to Governors Chair, a rock formation offering panoramic views across the entire region.

Following a delicious barbecue lunch overlooking the mountains, travel to Cunningham’s Gap to experience a fully guided walk through world-heritage rainforest before enjoying a journey through typical Australian countryside where it's possible to see koala and kangaroos in the wild. A wine and cheese platter overlooking the beautiful valleys and mountains brings this wonderful day to a close before returning to Brisbane.

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Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park

Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
Enjoy an enchanting walk through wet eucalypt forest beneath towering flooded gums and into cool and lush rainforest. Look for the beautiful crows nest and staghorn ferns in the canopy, and stop to marvel at the intricate strangler fig.

Tamborine National Park

Tamborine, Logan City Area
Free Entry
Tamborine National Park, on Tamborine Mountain at 560 metres above sea level, offers glimpses of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast skyline to the east and national parks of the Scenic Rim to the west. The park includes Witches Falls (which in 1908 became Queensland's first national park) and Cedar Grove, The Knoll and Palm Grove sections.

Natural Bridge, Springbrook National Park

Springbrook, Gold Coast Area
Natural Bridge is in the western part of Springbrook National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. The park's Natural Bridge section features a picturesque rock formation, formed by the force of the waterfall over the basalt cave.

Dave's Creek Circuit

Binna Burra, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
Located in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park, this circuit takes walkers through a fascinating variety of forest and heath. Daves Creek circuit descends through the head of Nixons Creek out into Daves Creek country.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area

Springbrook, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area is famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened and endemic species). It is an important refuge for many animals and home to impressive examples of ancient songbirds.

Lamington National Park, Green Mountains Section

Canungra, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
This park has been impacted by recent severe weather events in Queensland. Please check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions. Green Mountains section of Lamington National Park, in the hinterland of the Gold Coast, features lush rainforests, ancient trees and spectacular views.

Rathdowney

Rathdowney, Scenic Rim Area
Rathdowney, just over an hour's drive south of Brisbane, close to Beaudesert in the Logan River Valley. At the base of the Great Dividing Range, Rathdowney is a beautiful township offering lush forests and rolling hills.

Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim Area
Some say this is the green behind the gold, which makes the Gold Coast so seductive, and it's easy to see why Tamborine Mountain is in tune with tourists. Let's start with the rainforest, in the third oldest National Park in the world, which celebrates the remnants of the former Mount Warning volcano.

Beechmont

Beechmont, Gold Coast Area
Life's a beach, (or should that be beech?), for the laid-back residents in this quaint country village which sits smugly between the Lamington Plateau and Tamborine Mountain. First settlers flocked to the area in the 1800s and used the white beech trees, once prolific here, for timber.

Numinbah Section, Springbrook National Park

Numinbah Valley, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Experience spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforest, ancient trees, impressive views and exceptional natural beauty in the Numinbah section of Springbrook National Park. Located in the foothills of the famously beautiful south-east Queensland’s Border Ranges, this park protects an area of great ecological importance and is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.
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